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Retail Talent Business Partner China

Closing date
18 Jun 2024

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Human Resources

Job Details

Our Talent (HR) team is expanding with the growth of On and we are looking for an enthusiastic person to join our team. You will have the opportunity to shape On's people agenda through collaborating with the team on a variety of people related topics. This role is for someone who strives for efficiency, whilst continuously seeking new and improved ways to support the Retail Teams.

Your Mission

- Act as a true partner to the Retail business team by understanding the short and long term retail vision and be able to input your thoughts on the talent tactics.
- Input and implement the main talent initiatives for instance, supporting the communication and enabling leaders on organizational evolvement, leadership development, team engagement, people development and performance management.
- Retail FTE and workforce planning provide insights to Talent Acquisition in terms of developing talent profiles, targeted channels and creative hiring approaches in different cities across China.
- Work with Talent Operations and life cycle team to explore opportunities to ensure seamless workflows, including onboarding, offboarding, payroll topics, work permits, etc.and data excellence.
- Together with the Retail Talent Lead to shape the On culture in retail and land it in all retails stores.
- Handle Employee Relation cases independently with legal support.

Your Story

Besides being excited to be part of the team that is putting the fun into the run for millions of people, we hope you'll also bring:
- 5 to 7 years of experience in an HR Advisory / HR Business Partner role in an international, fast paced environment. Retail talent background is a must.
- A team player with an entrepreneurial mindset who thrives when being challenged
- A can-do attitude and an innovative way of solving problems
- Experience in cross-functional collaboration with a focus on delivering exceptional support.
- Excellent communication skills and ability to build strong relationships with people
- Be able to take business trips regularly.
- Fluent in oral and written English

Meet The Team

Being part of the talent team at On means to do things differently, we don't do things just because they are what "HR does". We build, grow, enable and empower the team to drive the future of On. Because this is what matters to us. Because we are On.

What We Offer

On is a place that is centered around growth and progress. We offer an environment designed to give people the tools to develop holistically - to stay active, to learn, explore and innovate. Our distinctive approach combines a supportive, team-oriented atmosphere, with access to personal self-care for both physical and mental well-being, so each person is led by purpose.

On is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that is fair and inclusive, where all decisions related to recruitment, advancement, and retention are free of discrimination.


Born in Switzerland, named one of the country’s top start-ups, On has come a long way in a short time.

Available today in over 50 countries and cited as “the fastest growing sports company in the world”, it’s success comes down to two reasons: incredible products - and incredible people.

It has one simple mission: make running fun. A team of sports scientists, world-class athletes and passionate sports enthusiasts spearhead this mission, and has resulted in On shoes and Performance Running Gear winning design and technology distinctions the world over.

In On shoes, elite athletes have become World Champions, winning podiums and titles in every kind of running sport. They are the shoes that broke the Ironman world record and claimed Olympic medals. The shoes themselves sport the patented CloudTec sole, giving runners a soft landing and powerful take-off in one. Recently, On has launched into the world of apparel – already being recognised for their innovation and bringing together design and technology to allow for effortless running.

Learn more about On:

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